Scottish Aesthetics Forum 2020-21 End of Year Review

Amidst the challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, we at the Scottish Aesthetics Forum have found ways of adapting to restrictions with a robust programme of online talks and a work-in-progress workshop for postgraduates. In what follows, we summarise the … Read More

News: BSA Postdoctoral Award

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Claire Anscomb has been awarded the third British Society of Aesthetics Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2021-2022, for her research proposal ‘Creating Images with AI’.  Claire will be mentored by Vid Simoniti at the University of … Read More

Fabian Dorsch ESA Prize Winner

The executive committee of the European Society for Aesthetics is happy to announce that the winning essay of the 2021 Fabian Dorsch ESA Essay Prize is “Interpretive Authenticity: Performances, Versions and Ontology” by Nemesio García-Carril Puy (University of Murcia). The committee appreciated careful, well-informed, … Read More

Conference: Art and Affect in the Predictive Mind

Registration is now open for Art and Affect in the Predictive Mind, a three-day international and interdisciplinary conference that will bring together philosophers, art historians, and cognitive scientists for the first systematic exploration of the intersections between predictive processing and aesthetics. The conference … Read More

Conference: Aesthetics and Ethics in the Digital Age

Registration is now open for the British Society of Aesthetics conference “Aesthetics and Ethics in the Digital Age.” The conference will be a ‘hybrid’ conference, taking place in person and online via Zoom. Date: 6th to the 8th July, 2021. … Read More

Upcoming Events from The Aesthetics Research Centre

Tuesday 23 March, 5-7pm. Book Symposium on Satire, Comedy and Mental Health with Dieter Declercq (Lecturer in Film and Media Studies, Kent), Heike Bartel (Associate Professor in German, Nottingham), Daniel Flavin-Hall (Consultant & Professor of Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota), Sheila Lintott (Professor of Philosophy, Bucknell) & Orla Vigsö (Professor of Media … Read More

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